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IBM HTTP Server: CVE-2012-4557: mod_proxy_ajp incorrectly marks backend WAS CE server down

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IBM HTTP Server: CVE-2012-4557: mod_proxy_ajp incorrectly marks backend WAS CE server down

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
11/30/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/22/2018
Modified
10/10/2018

Description

The mod_proxy_ajp module in the Apache HTTP Server 2.2.12 through 2.2.21 places a worker node into an error state upon detection of a long request-processing time, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (worker consumption) via an expensive request.

Solution(s)

  • ibm-http_server-apply-fix-pack-8_0_0_6
  • ibm-http_server-apply-fix-pack-8_5_0_2
  • ibm-http_server-apply-interim-fix-pm76110-for-8_0
  • ibm-http_server-apply-interim-fix-pm76110-for-8_5

References

  • ibm-http_server-apply-fix-pack-8_0_0_6
  • ibm-http_server-apply-fix-pack-8_5_0_2
  • ibm-http_server-apply-interim-fix-pm76110-for-8_0
  • ibm-http_server-apply-interim-fix-pm76110-for-8_5

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